The Local Program Positions for the LWV Schenectady County.
Strengthening the Probation Department and rehabilitation programs in the County.
Facilitating the implementation of alternative courts (problem solving courts) in Schenectady County and promoting collaborations to support them.
Monitoring the juvenile justice system and promoting community bases rehabilitation programs.
Monitor activities of other quasi-governmental units, public authorities and agencies such as Metroplex, IDAs and Planning Boards.
Monitor activities of elected public Boards of Education.
Support standards of high professional qualifications and political nonpartisanship in manager form of government.
Opposition to measures that contain a presumption of joint custody of the children.
Support for equity in employment laws and practices and equal pay for jobs of comparable worth.
Support of measures to reduce the incidence and effects of domestic violence
Evaluate opportunities for inter-municipal cooperation and examine options for the consolidation of governmental services in Schenectady County.
Advocate for the protection of water resources in the County.
Promote understanding of global climate change and support efforts to mitigate its effects.
Support energy conservation and development oaf renewable energy alternatives.
Study solid waste management in the County.
Support the four League position on solid waste management.
Educate our membership and others about long term care standards and develop recommendations for local options.
Encourage and support county- wide comprehensive health care planning.